Harvard (Illinois)

Harvard is a small town (pop. 9500 as of 2010) in northeastern Illinois.


Get in[edit]

Map of Harvard (Illinois)

Harvard is served by the Metra / Union Pacific Northwest Line. Harvard is the last stop on the line.

US Highway 14 runs through Harvard while Interstate 90 is about 15 miles south of Harvard.

  • 1 Harvard railway station, 1 North Ayer St. Harvard (Q5676254) on Wikidata Harvard station (Metra) on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

The downtown area is easy to walk around.

Pace Bus route 808 (+1 847 364-PACE) is used by commuters between Harvard, Woodstock and Crystal Lake. There is no service between 8:15 AM and 2:05 PM, Monday through Friday. Service stops after 5:10 PM in Harvard. The bus travels along Ayer Street in the center of town, past the Metra station, then along highway 14 (Division Street) to the shopping centers at Division St. and McGuire Road. The bus then continues to Woodstock and Crystal Lake.


  • Statue of Harmilda the Cow (at the intersection of Ayer Street, Division Street and Diggins Street).







Go next[edit]

Routes through Harvard
MadisonJanesville ← Jct S N  W  E  WoodstockChicago
END  N  S  → Jct W ESycamoreDeKalb
END  NW  SE  WoodstockChicago

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